Bhanuratha, Bhānuratha: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhānuratha (भानुरथ).—The son of Bṛhadaśva and father of Pratītāśva.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 284; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 22. 4.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)